Midwinter (PC, 5 1/4" Disk) Microprose - 1989 USA, Canada Release

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Packaging cover Midwinter.
Product ID 19703-40540
Product UPC 019703405401
Platform(s) PC
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1989
Publisher(s) Microprose
Label Microplay
Category(s) Entertainment, Strategy
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Midwinter is a deep and compelling strategy game, original in concept, and revolutionary in design.

A new Ice Age grips the world and along with fellow pioneers you live on the Midwinter Isle, the last habitable oasis on earth. A very real threat looms large as invaders attempt to seize your sanctuary.

Controlling up to 32 characters, you must defend an immense playing area of over 160,000 square miles. You can ski, hang-glide, snow-buggy, or travel by cable car across stunning glacial landscape, shooting, sniping, and sabotaging the intruders.

Featuring a unique 3-D fully light-sourced graphics system and unprecedented action sequences, Midwinter will keep you locked in the Ice Age for a long, long time to come.

  • Fractal generated, fully light sourced 3-D terrain.
  • Vast playing area of 160,000 square miles.
  • 32 Interfacing characters, each with 14 personal attributes.
  • 4 Different ways to travel.
  • Practice modes.
  • Stunning geographical accuracy.
  • Detailed on-screen relief map of the island.
  • Icon driven for ease of play.
  • Comprehensive manual containing strategy tips.

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 640K
Recommend Mouse Yes
Recommend Joystick Yes
Supported Video CGA
Tandy 16 Color

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Midwinter. Retail Box back Midwinter.



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